Dead Man's Hand is a horror flash fiction story written by Brian Barnett. The story is about the death penalty in the future. A revolutionary invention takes death-row inmates and places them in their childhood fantasy, such as being a cowboy. Unfortunately, that cowboy turns out to be Wild Bill Hickok in his last moments.

The stoery was originally published by Flashes in the Dark. Later it was published by The New Flesh. Then it was published again in Barnett's collection, State of the Dark.

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